AC Milan vs Lazio - 13/04/2019 Preview

AC Milan will face Lazio at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro), in Milan, at Italian Serie A 32nd Round. AC Milan against Lazio is the match with big interest after their previous matches at Italian Serie A. Review our thoughts on this match here below. 

 

AC Milan

AC Milan played very confident and great football, before the last few matches. Now they failed to win in 4 matches in a row. They lost against, Juventus, Sampdoria, and Inter in Milan’s derby, moreover, even at home they have drawn the match with Udinese. Even struggling in last matches, they are standing at 4th place. However, there is big competition fighting for the 4th place in Serie A. AC Milan, Atalanta, AS Roma, Lazio and Torino have only 3 points difference in standings, so all of them have chances to take an important place.

Young Polish Krzysztof Piatek after joining Milan have already scored 8 goals and made a big impact in good teams attack. Suso has most assists in Milan. In general, this team with great potential, since the Rossoneri includes players with experience and young ones. The most important work is on Gattuso, he needs to guide them in the right direction to achieve the goals of the season.

Unfortunately, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Andrea Conti, Giacomo Bonaventura, and Lucas Paqueta will miss the match due to injuries. This could strongly effect squads level, so Gattuso needs to find a way to change them. Milan is very strong this season at attacking don the wings, creating long shot opportunities and stealing the ball from the opposition. However, they are weak at aerial duels, protecting the lead and defending against attacks down the wings.

 

Lazio

SS Lazio this season is playing very unpredictable football. They have ups and downs, and can’t find their best football. Now in Serie A, they are standing at 7th place with 3 points difference with AC Milan. This match can give them a big chance to overtake 4th place. However, Atalanta and AS Roma should play bad games, to make exchange possible. Lazio is struggling in road games, as they have the same amount of wins and losses as a guest. Lazio failed to win against Sassuolo and SPAL in last games and lost 5 important points. In last 5 away matches, Lazio lost 3 and won only 1 game.

Simone Inzaghi should make everything to be among 6 top teams. That could be a good start for next season, as participating in Europe’s competition is very important for a team like this. Ciro Immobile is the best squad strikers and already scored 14 goals in Serie A. There are lots of promising players in the squad, which are linked with the top clubs in Europe. If Lazio will fail to succeed and will lose a chance to participate in Europe, players like Sergej Milinkovic-Savic or Joaquin Correa will look for better clubs.

Unfortunately, Jordan Lukaku and Valon Berisha will miss next match due to injuries. Moreover, midfielder Milan Badelj will miss the game due to yellow card suspension. In general, Lazio has strengths at creating long shot opportunities, creating scoring chances and creating chances through individual skill. However, they are facing troubles at finishing scoring chances and avoiding the offside.

 

H2H

These teams usually play very defensive football. Their 4 matches finished with less than 2.5 goals. Moreover, the already played twice this season. They have drawn both matches and the next game will not be the last one. Teams will play 2nd leg in Coppa Italia’s semi-final on 24th of April.

 

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